The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 115 116 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Permanent jobs citing Lync 21 26 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 1.10% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.29% 5.63% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 48
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
397 462 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.80% 19.60% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 364 358
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 47 (67.14%) Windows
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 35 (50.00%) VMware
3 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 27 (38.57%) Cisco
4 27 (38.57%) Office 365
5 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
6 24 (34.29%) SAN
7 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
8 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (27.14%) Dell
11 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (25.71%) VoIP
11 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
11 18 (25.71%) MS Office
11 18 (25.71%) Migration
11 18 (25.71%) SCCM
12 17 (24.29%) WAN
12 17 (24.29%) LAN
13 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 13 (18.57%) CCNA
16 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
16 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
17 12 (17.14%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.29%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (25.71%) MS Office
3 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.57%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) SAN
2 18 (25.71%) VoIP
2 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 17 (24.29%) WAN
3 17 (24.29%) LAN
4 12 (17.14%) Firewall
5 11 (15.71%) DNS
6 10 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 7 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 6 (8.57%) MPLS
9 5 (7.14%) OSPF
9 5 (7.14%) BGP
9 5 (7.14%) IPv4
9 5 (7.14%) IPv6
10 4 (5.71%) DHCP
11 2 (2.86%) PBX
11 2 (2.86%) Internet
11 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.86%) Skype
11 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
1 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) IT Support
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) CGI
2 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) GIS
1 8 (11.43%) EqualLogic
2 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.86%) Linux
6 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.00%) CentOS
8 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Migration
2 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.86%) Business Development
4 8 (11.43%) ITSM
4 8 (11.43%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) Data Management
7 2 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (1.43%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.43%) Web Development
8 1 (1.43%) CRM
8 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.43%) Validation
8 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.43%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (18.57%) CCNA
3 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.14%) MCSA
5 8 (11.43%) CCNP
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
7 4 (5.71%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.86%) MCP
8 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CCSA
9 1 (1.43%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) CCIE
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.43%) CCDA
9 1 (1.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.29%) XenApp
5 9 (12.86%) XenDesktop
5 9 (12.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.86%) vSphere
7 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.43%) UAG
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) WSUS
4 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.00%) VMware
3 27 (38.57%) Cisco
4 19 (27.14%) Dell
5 12 (17.14%) Citrix
6 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.86%) EMC
7 8 (11.43%) Computacenter
7 8 (11.43%) Symantec
8 6 (8.57%) HP
9 4 (5.71%) Lotus
10 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.86%) Avaya
10 2 (2.86%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) Adobe
11 1 (1.43%) SAP
11 1 (1.43%) Nortel
11 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.43%) IronPort
11 1 (1.43%) Polycom
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago